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2009-06-11 05:50:00

Free anti-virus products by makers like Symantec Corp and McAfee Inc are facing new competition as Microsoft Corp is set to introduce a similar new product, Reuters reported.  A spokesman for the world's largest software maker said it is running a preliminary version of the product with its own employees first.  However, he added, Microsoft would make a trial version, or product beta, available on its website, but did not offer an exact date.  The New York Stock exchange...

2009-05-19 13:33:00

Enrique Salem, President and CEO, Symantec Corp; Steve Rubinow, CIO, NYSE Euronext; Larry Bonfante, CIO, US Tennis Association/US Open; and Senator Bill Bradley to Speak FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a division of United Business Media, today unveiled the keynote speakers for the 2009 VAR500 Executive Conference and Awards, which will bring together North America's top information technology (IT) solution providers on June 2 in New York City. Enrique Salem,...

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2009-05-13 06:39:17

On Tuesday, Microsoft Corp announced that hackers are seeking to exploit its PowerPoint presentation software. The company has released a patch for Windows PC users as protection. The company also added that a version of PowerPoint for Apple Inc's Mac computer is also vulnerable, although they do not believe hackers are attempting to attack it. Microsoft, the world's number 1 software maker, called the threat "critical." According to Symantec Corp, the world's top maker of security software,...

2009-04-20 10:00:00

New Paper Offers a Framework for Corporate Training Programs on Secure Software Development ARLINGTON, Va. and SAN FRANCISCO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- (RSA Conference) -- The Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode), a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to increasing trust in information and communications technology products and services through the advancement of effective software assurance methods, today released a paper outlining a framework for corporate...

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2009-04-14 12:50:00

A new study by security software maker Symantec Corp. has shown that demand and prices remain stable for stolen credit cards, Social Security numbers and other private information, The Associated Press reported. The Symantec report and another study from Gartner Inc., due to be released Tuesday, said that the recession has inspired new scams targeting people who are worried about work and their finances. Alfred Huger, vice president of Symantec Security Response, said there's no pricing...

2009-03-12 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ceres President Mindy Lubber today announced that three new companies -- Gap Inc., eBay Inc. and Symantec Corp. -- have joined a new business coalition, Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP). The coalition is calling for strong U.S. climate and energy policies in 2009 to spur clean energy and reduce global warming pollution. The new members were announced at a policy discussion this morning of founding members of the...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif. and CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading search engine Ask.com, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI) with 76 million monthly unique users, and Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), whose Norton brand is the world's security market share leader for consumer software and services, today announced a multi-year, strategic partnership to deliver the best answers and even safer search results on the Web. Together, Ask.com and Symantec developed Safe...

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2008-11-24 13:40:00

Antivirus software maker Symantec Corp. presented a new report showing that cyber criminals are developing new techniques when it comes to stealing and selling personal data. The report shows that hackers are becoming more patient, rather than ravaging everything they can gain access to.  Conversely, some hackers are becoming specialists, by stealing only a very specific thing from their attacks. Modern hackers want access to the compromised companies' payment-processing systems, and...

2008-10-14 09:00:23

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, today announced its new remote PC help service, Norton Premium Services (www.norton.com/tuneup), designed to deliver convenient, no hassle PC assistance. Now, both non-Norton and Norton customers benefit with trusted, remote PC help. The service provides comprehensive PC help offerings including a Norton PC Checkup Service (available 24x7) to identify performance problems, provide a custom PC report card and identify hidden...

2008-10-07 09:00:25

Symantec Vision -- As part of its Information Risk Management (IRM) strategy to secure and manage unstructured information such as email and online collaborative content, Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec Brightmail Gateway 8.0, its new messaging security platform. Formerly known as Symantec Mail Security 8300 Series, Brightmail Gateway 8.0 introduces new sender reputation technology allowing organizations to protect their unstructured information such as email, instant...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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